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. president obama plans to make a stop in the pay area this month. he will visit san francisco for a national committee fundraiser. this will mark the fourth time this year that president obama visited the bay area and the 15th time he visited san francisco since taking office in 2009. still ahead, freeze tag is a popular playground game, but some parents are upset after the schools made it a policy that the kids freeze at resense. some of the bay areas brightest mind competed to make fuel efficient vehicles. >> at this time last night we were talking about very strong i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible
third of responsible departments saying the eligibility age should be below 65. >> president obama plans to make a stop in the bay area again later this month. the president will visit san francisco for a democratic national committee fundraiser at the jazz club on november 26th this will mark the fourth time this year president obama has visited the bay area. it's also the 16th time he has visited san francisco since taking office back in 2009. >>> a massive $800 million casino is about to hope in the north bay. the it will open tuesday just off hyper101, a few california touches and locally made wine and food. for those who smoke it will be allowed on most of the gaming floor, thole there will be areas where it's prohibited. the casino will employ 2200 people. >>> more than 3500 runners completed the u.s. half marathon in san francisco today. the race kicked off at 7:00 this morning. the course took runners across the golden gate bridge. the first to cross the finish line were anna lee of san francisco for the women, and greg wall-of san francisco for the men. >> still ahead on abc7 ne
the eligibility age should be below 65. >> president obama plans to make a stop in the bay area again later this month. the president will visit san francisco for a democratic national committee fundraiser at the jazz club on november 26th this will mark the fourth time this year president obama has visited the bay area. it's also the 16th time he has visited san francisco since taking office back in 2009. >>> a massive $800 million casino is about to hope in the north bay. the it will open tuesday just off hyper101, a few california touches and locally made wine and food. for those who smoke it will be allowed on most of the gaming floor, thole there will be areas where it's prohibited. the casino will employ 2200 people. >>> more than 3500 runners completed the u.s. half marathon in san francisco today. the race kicked off at 7:00 this morning. the course took runners across the golden gate bridge. the first to cross the finish line were anna lee of san francisco for the women, and greg wall-of san francisco for the men. >> still ahead on abc7 news at 6:00. freeze tag is a popular playgro
doctor because of the obama care cuts the medicare advantage plans are dropping the specialists that the seriously ill patients depend on. >> i have a small business i lost my plan. they gave me five options to look at. all five are worse than the option i had before that. the most comparable one is a 48 percent increase. i called the insurance company to see what they had to say about it she said they have been getting calls left and right. she said we can go into the obama care web site to try it out. of course i tried couldn't get through. that's another employee for me that's iffing taken away. ult ply that by millions of companies it is killing the economy. >> 93 million and they knew in july of 2010. first of all, i know you, i know your daughter. if your daughter lied to you, how much trouble is she going to be in? >> she would be in a lot of trouble. i won't say this is a lie. this is a new law that is being implemented. it is going to be flaws. >> they sthe president said in september if you like your plan you can keep your plan. they knew in july according that their d
? nothing scares me as much as big government and central planning. like this. this is obama care. this kind of micro management takes our money and limits our freedom. government can't even count votes accurately. now they are going to manage all of our healthcare? a few weeks ago the president addressed the failure of his web site and he made one point that is absolutely true. >> the affordable care act is not just a web site. it is much more. >> right. this is so much more. failure of on-line exchange is a symptom of this disease. government mike troe mmicro man. they can't make a web site work and for years they offer something called e health. millions of people go there and comparison shop. many buy insurance. the web site lists different companies prices deductibles. they have enrolled nearly 2 million people. john good man points out it will enroll the entire country if it were given the freedom to do that. he said tz private not a single exchange in the contract would help. the central planners say government doesn't fit. michael bergis was a skeptical he stopped practicing to take
her plan or president obama likes her plan. what matters is that she liked her plan and she was promised -- she was promised that she could keep her plan. she was promised that she could keep it. and it was taken away. and now her costs are rising. and she's paying a consequence for something that was a promise unkept. that's -- >> she doesn't know what was in her plan. >> here's a very important sentence. government, regardless of what it is, cannot create a marketplace. it cannot create a market. therefore, by force, design, or by unintended consequence you're forcing americans to make choices when they have the right to make terrible choices or good choices. >> you mentioned the federal register and the regulations that came out on there. that was actually around june 17th, 2010. >> that's right. by the way, i got that from your article. in fairness to you. >> forbes.com. but actually, five days later barack obama came out and he did a speech and he talked about those regulations. that came from labor, treasury, as well as hhs. and in his speech he began saying, oh, and b
trying to force young and healthy people to take that deal. >> reporter: many plans obama allies call substandard offer plenty of coverage and would not have shifted costs. >> lots of insurance plans out there today covering hospitalizations, doctor services, drugs, they're in the individual market, regulated by the states. they don't need the federal government telling them what they need to get. >> reporter: the argument of substandard is a way to justify the cancellations in spite of of the president's promises that people could keep their plans and doctors, period, leaving no room for exceptions. >> jim, thank you. >>> the senate's just voted to invoke cloture on the judgment to proceed for the nondiscrimination act. as we told you a short time ago, the bill would prohibit gay and lesbian employees in the workplace. this law ensures the bill will pass later on this week. again, cloture has been invoked and seven republican senators voting if that at this hour. >>> it's monday, that means the bing pulse is powering up. go to our home page. you can watch some of the simple instructi
their plan. . >>> president obama will be back in the bay area at end of the month. he's scheduled to appear at the san fransisco jazz center on november 21st for a committee fundraiser. >>> a weekend shutdown. i.t. experts went in to try to fix the glitches to fix the site. >> it's the website that instead of providing health care for millions of americans have pro fieded fodder for -- provided fodder for the fight. as it tech team tries the federal site. it also has a phone number you can with questions. for details, go to kpix-dot, and click on links and numb funeral services were held today for the nevada teacher gunned down by a student. police say michael landsberry died trying to intervene in last month's shooting at sparks middle school. "now, we just know that he protecting people. and tha' like the best thing that he could do -- he went out as a hero." landsberry was a member of e nevada air national guard a marine. a record number of runners part in this year's new york city marathon. it was a washout last year, due to superstorm sandy. then, the boston marn bombings happened. adr
current plan to obama care. i got a copy of your florida blue insurance. and about $54 a month. now i understand that under obama care it's going to go up at least they said that the policy they would offer you under florida blue would be $591. is that correct? >> that's correct. >> but all that spin hides the truth. a new republic reporter tracked diane down and explained how obama care plans could provide much better coverage and for just $50 to $100 more a month. her response, quote, i would jump at it. with my age things can happen. i don't want to have bills that could make me bankrupt. i don't want to lose my house. i would jump at it. as would millions of americans who don't have insurance or who have insurance so bad it doesn't really cover anything anyway. right wingers are hell bent on sabotaging obama care any way they can. but they can't stop americans from learning how the law works for everyone. joining me now is "washington post" jonathan capehart. thanks for being here tonight. >> hi, rev. >> jonathan, your column today points out the gop hypocrisy on all this. you wri
attention on the coverage requirements of obama care, pardon me, that insurance companies point to when asked why they dropped these plans. now, we're also learning of some early warnings from one of the authors of the affordable care act that it wasn't ready for prime time. in a memo from may of 2010, david cutler who was senior health care adviser to the president's campaign and will actually work to sell the plan to congress said, quote, i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the capacity, capability to carry it out. cutler also said you need a major change at hhs. he warned of the centers of medicare and medicaid services which is the agency implementing the affordable care act. the agency is demoralized. the best people have left, i.t. services are antiquated and there are fewer employees in 1981 despite a much larger burden. cutler said the center for medicare and medicaid services was not up from making a transition from a fee for services payment to a value-based payment which is necessary to make obama care work. gr
. >>> welcome back. as you know >>> welcome back. as you know, in order for the obama care health plan to work it has to have young, healthy people to sign up to offset the older people who tend to use a lot of health care. now we're getting some details on who is actually at least inquiring about enrolling in the obama care program. bertha coombs joins us with details. bertha? >> so the obama administration has given itself 26 days to get the federal website fixed and running smoothly. and in the meantime, they say they are now going to be taking healthcare.gov down between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. it started over the weekend. they'll be doing it now on a daily basis. while it will be another week before we get official enrollment data from the obama administration, some interesting indicators from a commonwealth fund survey. fewer than 1 in 5 merndz who could be eligible under obama care said they visited healthcare.gov. while 60% of those polled know about the online marketplaces, only slightly more than half are actually aware of the availability of subsidies. of those who
media. anyway, on this point about cancellations, president obama said if you like your plan you can keep it. president obama why it. they know that these people like having a plan. they didn't cover hospitalization like the lady said earlier that have lifetime caps, and yearly caps. apparently the corporate media knows that these individual people getting cancellations did not like those plans. i'm assuming people didn't like those plans because you pay for something and you didn't get anything back. >> host: eric brings up the president's statement made several times over the years, something that glenn kessler of the fact checkers of "the washington post" looked up and gave the president a four pinocchio rating on the statement that if you like your health care plan you will be allowed to keep your health care plan, period. no one will take it away in a matter what. julie appleby? >> guest: the president has been watching that in the recent days. we heard him in boston last week he said the house majority of people that have health insurance at work you can keep it. succumbed some
a moment. plus, the man who was at obama's side as the president defended his health care plan, massachusetts governor deval patri patrick. >>> our new poll shows the president's ratings at an >>> o[ male announcer ]the if you can clear a crowd but not your nasal congestion, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. >>> we're back with governor mitt romney, republican 2012 nominee. governor, i want to ask you about the future of the republican party. my knowledge of where republicans are seem to reflect the split, the retention of the party. on the one hand you have republican governors. there's 30 of them actually governing out in the states. at a national level, however, you have a republican party that seems more fixed on opposition, opposition to the obama agenda as they would, of course, defend to be the right place to stand in that policy. but that tension has real consequences in terms of whether the party can become a national party again
payer plan. >> but, as president, obama buckled when conservative senate democrats, yes, democrats, threatened to join republicans in a filibuster if his plan included a public option. >> then i'm prepared to move against moving to the next stage of consideration as long as a government-run public option is included. >> the biggest pill among those corporate democrats was industry lapdog max baucus of montana, chairman of the senate finance committee. at one point baucus even had advocates thrown out of his hearings. >> i'm sorry. there will be order. can we have a recess until order can be restored. >> want a single payer system. why do you insist on spending more money when the single payer will give it to us at the price we're spending now? >> still, obama care made its way through the gauntlet of mercenary senators, predatory lobbyists, and greedy corporations to become law. rube goldberg would have been a very happy man. his principle, why do something simple when it can always be made harder, carried the day. and by the time it became law, the affordable care act was a monstr
your health plan. that indictment covering not just some conservative critics but from the mainstream media. is this a turning point for the coverage of barack obama and an indelible image he won't be able to erase or just a rough patch for the administration? >>> plus, a conversation with barbara walters about "the view." why she's saying away from political stories. >> "the view" is a daytime show. a lot of on people do threat their news from "the view," but it's supposed to be entertaining, upbeat. i didn't think the shutdown was either entertaining or upbeat. >> and why she insists she'll finally hang it up. >>> plus, jon stewart makes fun of me for suggesting his mockery of obama care actually matters. >> don't act like us making jokes about a certain program or president is evidence that that politician or issue has reached some kind of tipping point for action. >> nice try, john. why he's trying to have it both ways. i'm howard kurtz and this is "media buzz." if you had to crystallize the emerging media narrative about president obama to reduce it to its essence, it would be th
. >> amen. >> it's not enough to be against obama care, what's your plan. secondly, you have to win some candidates who are effective messengers who can win people who even don't always agree with you on every issue. >> so how does the republican party move forward from here? what will you be looking for? what will poll numbers tell us? >> what i like is the republican establishment and republican elites kind of looking at the republican party and saying what ought to happen. but the fact is the voters -- the primary voters, the base voters of the republican party are the drivers of this. and they're the ones who give us these candidates that are elected in general elections. chris christie probably can't be nominated in the republican party -- >> you're talking probably and saying he can't be nominated? >> this is a party dominated by evangelicals, dominated by tea party. they are over 60% of the primary voters are of that world view. i don't think that -- unless he does a romney, become anti- anti-immigration and anti-gun and a whole range of other issues to take into the primary. if y
and will hold the first senate hearing on obama care tomorrow. the thing we keep hearing over and over again, we heard it on the sunday shows and heard it this morning is why did the president say if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. the associated press is reporting three and a half million people have gotten cancellation notices. what do you make of all this, senator? >> what i mean of all of this is we're missing the big picture. yes, we had problems with the rollout, that's inexcusable, but they're being fixed. but let's keep the big picture in mind. we have millions of children today, up to 17 million children with pre-existing conditions who are covered for the first time ever. we have seniors getting free preventive services, never got it before. last year seniors saved over $6 billion in prescription drugs because we're closing the doughnut hole. and a lot of this, especially with children who are now on their parents' policies, that they never were covered before. we're missing the big picture here. millions and millions of americans are getting better health care coverag
at an organizing for action health care summit looking to rally grass roots support for obama care. the white house remains under fire because of president obama's promise that if americans liked their health insurance plan, they could keep it. but according to the associated press, at least 3.5 million americans have already been issued cancellation notices from their health insurance provid s providers. that number is likely to go up as data from half the states still remains unavailable. and there is a report white house officials debated the health care pledge back in 2009 in the likelihood that every american would in fact be able to keep their coverage. yesterday former white house adviser david axelrod defendeded the president on "meet the press". >> why did not you or somebody else say to him, mr. president, don't say no matter what you're going to keep your health care plan? was that bad practice? >> hindsight is 20/20. >> that's why you're there. >> the vast majority of americans, that statement will hold true for. for this small group, it hasn't. but the calamitous thing is that the web
a supporter of the plan. a lot of people were. they held reelect obama. but how do you feel about all of this now, really. >> 97% coverage, 65% of the people love it. but here the politics of this. the only thing working politically is the government shutdown. that is going to cost republicans a lot of races tomorrow especially in virginia, i think people forgot all about the shutdown. what do you think? >> absolutely, the government shutdown is long gone. nobody remembers what happened with the government shutdown. this is all about obamacare of people getting a letter saying you are no longer covered even though barack obama promised to not once, not twice, but two dozen times you could keep your plan and people are not able to keep those plans. if people said we will take away your plan that you like and you have been paying for and give you a government plan even though you don't need it and you already have a plan that you like there is no way obamacare would have ever passed. massachusetts might like their health care plan but all of the polls show it and president obama not onl
-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. the benefi health care plan >>> president obama is hitting the road this week to sell people on the benefits of enrolling in his healthcare plan. the president will meet with volunteers in dallas who are helping people find health insurance. the kaiser family foundation poll says 5% of americans say they now have enough information to understand the laws' impact on their family. that is is up 8% in the last month. >>> the new york city marathon took place under extra tight security yesterday. the 26.2-mile race was the largest race since the deadly bombings at the boston marathon. the final runner was still going this morning. a wcbs helicopter captured her walking with her cane escorted by several guardian angels. she has ms and she says this is her 25th year participating. >>> gary kubiak recovering this morning after he collapsed at halftime during the game. he fell to his knees during halftime. a camera shows the coach clutching his head with his eyes closed just before he collapsed. the team did not say what went wrong with kubiak but said he did
president obama has promised repeatedly, that if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. so what happens to all those people now that they realize they actually can't keep their plan? >> there's about 900,000 people who are going to get -- 600,000, before today, they would have been locked into their health plan, now they can pick between different health plans and every health plan that they pick is going to have benefits they can rely on. you may have insurance that you might not really be covered when you need it. >> are the new plans on the exchanges really comparable? the law mandates certain minimums that people have to buy whether they need them or not. a man being forced to take on prenatal care. >> let's be clear, a woman has to pay for the men to get their prostate cancer fixed. lets be clear, we're not putting together an insurance system where you only pay for the services you need in that year, that would be paying as you go and not having insurance. the idea is that you have a group of people in the pool. >> the government is estimating that 40% of the 7 million people proj
decides it's changing how it's going to structure its plan that is not the law doing it. that is the insurance company deciding for business reasons. >> but, doctor, the obama law demands that the insurance companies change their plans. >> let's get to what happens in the individual market. first of all, i want to say the president takes very seriously, and they he said over -- and this he said over when i was working with him. when we pass the law, we said any plan that existed before the date the law was passed would be grandfathered in unless lots of changes were made. we have to imagine obamacare not against a blank slate but against what insurance companies regularly do -- >> i have to ask you, does obamacare mandate that insurance companies change their plans to meet certain standards? >> yes, it brings it up. we grandfathered in all the preexisting plans. if you want to change plans or you want to buy a new car, you have to meet safety standards. that was the rule. >> wait a minute. your grandfathering is so narrow -- >> it is not so narrow. >> let me give an exam
that up to 35 mill cr million workers may lose their plans. the rest may keep their old plan, but they will be subject to having to pay for obama care mandated bells and whistles. >> so how much more -- sorry, i keep jumping on you. that seems read to those at home. but if that happens and they keep their coverage, how much more would they have to pay for that coverage? >> well, it depends on your employer size and all of that. some employers are having to pay a few percentage points more, others are having to pay double digit percentage rates, increases in their premiums in order to have coverage. the smallest firms are the small firms that are subject to the mandate, i should say, are probably going to be the most adversely affected. the smallest firms don't have to offer coverage in the first place. p they can just put their workers on the exchange if they want to. >> all right. chris, thank you very much. again, what this means, folks, just to put it in layman's terms, if you promise something for nothing and assume that if you want to cover 30 million uninsured american,
plan. >> that's right. that's what makes this a biting critique. it is that context. just a few days ago, president obama went to romney's home state, the very place romney signed his own health care law, to argue that governor romney's plan worked. but romney's making clear, he will not let romney care be used to bail out obama care, whether or not he was the inspiration for it. >> flashbacks. making me sweat all over again. rick klein tonight, thank you. >>> overseas tonight and to cairo now. where secretary of state john kerry is visiting for the first time. it will be a tense week ahead there. of course, we all remember the image of former president hosni mubarak behind a cage in that courtroom, being tried for allowing protesters in tahrir square to die. well, tomorrow, the next president who followed him, mohamed morsi, slated to be in court, as well. his trial set to begin. abc's alex marquardt in cairo tonight, watching it all. alex? >> reporter: good evening, david. egypt is on edge tonight, bracing for possibly more violence as the trial of mohamed morsi starts in just a fe
. policy advisors knew that wasn't going to happen. that these plans will have to change to meet the new minimum requirement of obama care including ones before march of 2010 which is where they're trying to draw this line now. those plans also have to -- bob job, what happens sneer are they going to have to post bone? you have a deadline where people don't get their health insurance by certain time they're going to fined. but of a website that they can't get on to get their health care. >> so the problem is there could have been -- there could be some delays in different ways to delay it but the problem with delay is that while it might help out those people who are desperate to get on to the obamacare program, the insurance companies don't want that because they want mechanism to force people to sign up. because of these risk pools. they need lots ever healthy people getting these risk pools to keep the prices down. you want some things to force people in if you elongate the period that they can come in or take away the fine for not signing it up reduces the appreciate that you are cre
your health care plan you will be able to cope your health care plan. >> broken promises and a rising premiums and a website. how can the president and democrats defend obama care? and the president said you can cope your doctor. but can your doctor stay in business? . plus, comedy icon. >> you can see harvey wetting his pants. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. (applause) >> hello, everybody. it is a great audience and so glad you are with us and welcome to huckabee. look, it is no secret that i have major policy differences with president obama on about everything. i mean, i believe in american exceptional sxichl standing strong with israel and lower taxes and decentralization of federal government to lower level and sanctity of human live and less regulation and taxation and lidigation. and president obama he can't be blamed for a economy that is killing for the mitted class or broken promiseless for taxes going up for people making 200,000 or coping your health plan or doctor or dismal standing in the eyes of the nation of the world. even our friends are spitting
rival. romney behind a similar health care plan in massachusetts says that president obama failed to learn from the mistakes of massachusetts and, worse, sold the plan under false pretenses. the whole thing, romney says, is rotting away the president's second term. >>> the senate is expected to vote today on enda the employment nondiscrimination act based on sexual orientation or gender identity. the first time in u.s. history they voted on this. if they approve the pressure a final senate vote could come on wednesday. >>> a terrifying moment in the skies over wisconsin. two planes carrying sky divers for a formation jump this weekend, these two planes collided in mid air. one of the planes crashed. now, all 11 sky drivers managed to jump to safety. two of them did suffer minor injuries. the pilot of the plane that went down was badly bloodied and appeared to hurt his hand. he is doing okay today. imagine that. two planes collide and everyone doing okay. >> that is amazing. they all had chutes because they were going to do a jump but still a crash is not what you expect to do when
to tell you about with the obama healthcare exchange. web psy crashing so oven, now there are plans to should i down for several hours each night. >>> huge demonstrations in tehran to mark 34 years since iranian hostage crisis. protesters chanting, death to america, raises new concerns about american efforts to negotiate with iran on its nuclear program. much. >>> a man charged with walking into one of america's busiest airport, opening fire, terrorizing travelers and shooting one tsa agent dead. what it means about the future of airport security in this country. it is all "happening now." jon: well, that there's a new push to hit the pause button on rollout of obamacare amid brand new troubles with the federal health care website. welcome to the monday edition of "happening now." i'm jon scott. >> hi, everybody, great to see you today. i'm jenna lee. anxiety is rising across the country as americans experience growing frustration with this dysfunctional website. now the outages are going to become a regular thing over the next few days. the obama administration announcing that the
now, the editorial. it's basically a 30-second promo for whatever democratic plan president obama put forward. it never used to be like this with bill clinton. they used to take bill clinton on. i don't know what happened to "the new york times." they used to be somewhat interesting to read. the biggest defender happens to be one of the greatest architects. rahm emanuel's older brother ezekiel emanuel. his resume is impressive, his knowledge through the roof. as a communicator and interviewer he is possibly the rudest guy you can have. look at what he did to megan kelly through the week. it was the craziest thing, like a roller coaster at disney. >> chris wallace was talking about wait a second, grandfathering in this program is so narrow. people have a co-pay that goes up $5 over three years, they can't keep it. >> while the "new york times" is saying look the president simply misspoke, now mr. emanuel, brother of rahm emanuel, former chief of staff of the white house, says don't blame the president. blame those evil insurance companies. it's their fault. >> the law does not say sear
to point out the absurdity of obama care. you know, we're talking about health care plans being canceled. i'm hearing from many of my constituents that they're canceled, that their plans are being canceled as a result of the affordable care act coming in a letter form and that they're going to have to get other coverage and oh, by the way, now their coverage is going to be 127% more or 400% more in costs. that is unacceptable. so the question i have is why are those premiums going up so much? and the answer is because they're forcing americans to buy parts of health care coverage that no one will ever need. why would a male age 32 and single need to have maternity coverage? why does a couple that are age 60 who have raised their children have to have coverage for pediatric? this is why the affordable care act is so expensive, and it's time that the american people understand that these are all pieces and parts of the affordable care act that they're being forced to purchase. >> now, you've said that people in your district are looking at their premiums rising by as much as 669%. why so much
against. it's not enough being against obama care. what's our plan. secondly you need to have some win candidates who are effective messengers who can win people who even don't always agree with you on every issue. you look at really good politicians, they get people to vote for them who don't necessarily agree with them on everything. >> can you imagine if the tea party group hadn't done all this shut down stuff and they waited and let this just play out can you imagine the position the berth be in right now? wouldn't it be far better, far stronger? and just successful on every level because they have this roll out story. >> i was not a big fan of the shut down strategy primarily because i was a veteran of the shut down in tea 90s. >> i was there. >> i was on speaker gingrich's advisory group, outside advisory group. i was in the room. >> this is my point exactly. >> we learned those lessons. >> but what i didn't realize, joe, i talked to these guys privately because i didn't publicly criticize them. i felt it was their time at-bat but as i tried to share what we experienced it was ve
is signing up for obama care. fox news sunday the so-called architect of this plan said he is not worried. >> we have all of the way until march 31st to get back the 7 million people. i don't pay attention to the numbers because we would expect naturally -- >> but you -- >> let me finish. they will butt it off until the end so those numbers are irrelevant. >> speaking of numbers here is one of the biggish oo yous. when you look at the two state exchanges that reported in maryland and other gone they have had about 144,000 people sign up but almost all of them had been funneled into a medicaid plan not the paid insurance plans that the system depends upon for finance. >> the system will never work unless there are 5-7 million people in the private side of the exchange not the medicaid side. they are nowhere near that. dead stop zero. they haven't signed up hardly anybody. >> the president will head to dallas this week to try to build support thor this troubled plan. back to you guys. >> doug luzader in shington. thanks. >>> a scary moment in the nfl. houston texan's head coach gary kubiak
'll debate that issue. >> he went out in the centerpiece of the campaign and obama care saying time and time again, follow-uppedmental to his plan the right for people to cope the insurance plan and he knew it was not the case. huh...fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. >>> a quick check of the headlines. tens of thousands demonstrating outside of the u.s. embassy in teheran. it is one of the biggest anti-american in years. >> mohammed morsi is in court. he said he is the country's real leader and those who overthrew him should be tried instead. >>> a race car going up for auction. it is a 1970 applymouth road runner super bird and expected to fetch half a million dollars. only 2,000 were ever solid. >> super bird and wings in the back. >> it can fly. >> styling, girl. >>> the key thing that the president tried to get away
. additionally, in some cases, there will be relatively high cost plans. project management is a reference to those individuals in the obama administration tasked with standing up the affordable health care law at the center for consumer information and insurance oversight. the discussion appeared to be in reference to an october 24th story by the "new york times" titled quote, health care law fails to lower prices for rural areas, unquote, which states that while competition is intense in many populous regions, small towns have fewer carriers offering plans in the law's online exchanges. more than half or 58% of plans offered by just one or two insurance carriers and about 530 counties, only a single insurer is participating. the analysis suggests that the ambitions of the affordable care act to increase competition have unfolded unevenly at least in the early going and have not addressed many of the factors that contribute to high prices. other notes from that war room meeting describes specific problem plans, and a problem with the site that prevents certification perhaps due to a missp
is a referendum on obama care. here's what the voters have to say. >> all of terry's so-called plans and proposals will pretty much tax us to death. and we already are paying a ton of taxes thanks to obama care. >> the opponent, cuccinelli, as most people don't know, was one of the first to file a lawsuit to demise obama care. and that is the very reason that i'm here. >> i view criticism of obama care as just making life more cushy for the rich. >> especially with these people out here against obama care, i wanted to show my support for it. it's exciting to be on your parents' insurance if you can't get it otherwise. >> connie schultz, clearly terry mcauliffe has not run away from obama care. in fact, this has been a focal woipt point of his conversation, the benefits of the state of virginia. if he doesn't win, what does that mean? >> i am having a hard time imagining he won't win at this point. i think ken cuccinelli wishes he could make this a referendum on the affordable care act. but this is not a good time in virginia to be a tea party hero, which is what he has been repeatedly identified a
be eligible for those bronze hel health plans that are free after the subsidy. and talking points memo into the lengths that the insurers are going to hide obama care benefits from its customers and in some states pressuring them to choose these new plans before the october 1st open enrollment dates. how do you encourage the insurance companies to tap into millions of new customers and recognize this is a good thing if everybody can figure out how it works. >> well, the insurance companies understand that they're tapping into millions of new customers. that's why the mandate was put in, in order to enable them to give -- to insure everybody, including those with pre-existing conditions without increasing people's rates. unfortunately, there are unscrupulous people in insurance companies, not all of them, obviously, but enough of them to be doing what they can to fool people, to get them to sign on to expensive policies they don't need. now that's mostly a matter of state regulations. some states have the ability under law to prohibit it, to fine them, to stop them and kentucky is doing
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